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Small Business Grants – Take Your Business to the Next Level

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While many businesses understand the potential benefits of digital marketing initiatives, such as building a new website or launching a content marketing strategy, they might not have access to the budget required to make them happen. If you’ve got a project in mind, but aren’t sure how you’d fund it, small business grants could potentially provide the answer you’ve been looking for.

There are a wide range of grants available from the UK government and the European Union, as well as other regional entities.

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At AsOne, we’re pleased to have recently joined the NEBSF program supporting businesses in the North East and entitling qualifying businesses to up to 40% off the cost of their projects.

Small Business Grants – Fast Track to Success

The North East is fortunate to have access to excellent programs that help businesses grow and we’re proud to be supporting them:

  • Northumberland Business Service, NBSL – Since 2007 NBSL has provided support or funding to businesses in the North East, including helping over 1700 people start up with small business grants. They have a team of full-time Business Support Managers and Funding Advisors tasked with helping local companies grow. The range of NBSL programs includes:
    • The Club, an opportunity to network with like-minded owners and get expert advice on topics such as digital marketing and GDPR.
    • Enterprise Support Northumberland, free advice and workshops with specially trained business advisors to support people looking to launch their own businesses.
  • North East Business Support Fund, NEBSF – Using funds from the EU European Regional Development Fund, NEBSF has already helped over 2500 businesses in the North East. Operating in Local Authorities across the North East area, the fund offers specialist masterclasses on topics like social media and growth planning, as well as grants for business improvement projects. The small business grants can be used for virtually any initiative that will help your business grow. To be eligible for these grants your business must be based in “Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more staff”.

AsOne – Digital Business Leaders

At AsOne our philosophy has always been to partner with our clients over the long-term, getting to know the intricate details of how their business operates and crafting strategies to help them achieve their maximum potential. We’re looking forward to working with companies through the NEBSF program, either helping to get their first business off the ground, or taking their business to the next level.  

For more information on how AsOne can support your digital business development, and advice on business grants that might be available to you, don’t hesitate to get in touch and speak to one of our expert team members. We’ll also be at the North East Expo on May 2nd if you’d like to come and say hi!